Elina Is Not A 'MIrage', But A Revelation
You need to watch out for an emerging artist in the name of Elina. Thia Swedish-born singer/songwriter has a natural talent at entertaining your imagination with her amazing vocals and heart-stopping lyrical content. With her latest single out titled ‘Mirage’, Elina has garnered a lot of buzz in numerous music platforms and rightfully so.
She’s solidified a strong reputation in the industry in recent years, most notably for having co-written the multi-platinum 2016 single ‘Sexual’ for NEIKED, and having penned songs for Zara Larsson and Astrid S, amongst others.
As testament to the strength of her songwriting, Elina has been nominated for several awards in her native Sweden, including winning ‘Song of the Year’ at the 2017 Swedish Publishing Awards and being nominated at the prestigious Denniz Pop Awards in 2015.
Following her songwriting success, Elina launched her artist career in April 2018, with the release of her cinematic debut single ‘Wild Enough’, which was championed by music blogs worldwide, and has quickly reached over 16 million streams on Spotify alone. Follow up singles, ‘Here With Me' and 'Champion' were also released in 2018 to similar acclaim, reaching over 10 million streams to date.
Elina’s songwriting comes from the heart, and she isn’t afraid to write about things that aren’t perfect or pretty in topic, with her music addressing self-belief in one’s own ability and the fear of being seen as inadequate.
Her solo project aims to break from today’s strict genre formats, and instead focuses on an approach of stripped down instrumentation coupled with timeless songwriting. Her fourth single ‘Mirage’ is released in February 2019, ahead of her debut EP later in the year. Get ready for another great revealing artist in Elina!